Gesher Jewish Day School

4800 Mattie Moore Court,
Fairfax, VA, 22030-0220
Tel: (703)978-9789
Grades: K - 8 | 196 students
Gesher is the Northern Virginia community Jewish day school for K - 8th grade offering a challenging and innovative curriculum of general and Jewish studies.
Gesher has full-day Kindergarten classrooms, after-school care, financial assistance and transportation.
Gesher is fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is the only VAIS accredited Jewish Day School in Northern Virginia.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Other religious school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Reading Specialist, Speech Therapist
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 196 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Gesher Jewish Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(dress code of modesty, no formal uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,950
Tuition Notes Needs based financial assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,000
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Debra Mendelson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Mountain Biking, Soccer, SoftballBasketballCross Country,
FencingMountain Biking,
SoccerSoftball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Science, Student yearbook club, fencing, art, music ensemble, Gesher Green club, and more Science, fencing, art, and more, Student yearbook club,
music ensemble,
Gesher Green club,

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity Christian School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Christian School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Good Shepherd Christian Academy & Little Flock Preschool (1 miles away)
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